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Principal Timpani 

This position is only open to Australian citizens and  permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens. 
Application closing date                 Thursday 20 December 2018
Rehearsal date                                 Thursday 14 February 2019
Audition date                                    Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 2019
Excerpts available                           Early December on this page 

Audition Information & Position Description

Associate Concertmaster

This position is only open to Australian citizens and  permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens. 
Application closing date                 Thursday 21 February 2019
Audition date                                    Thursday 4 and Friday 5 April 2019

Audition Information & Position Description
 

General Audition Information

Live Audition Process

Applicants are required to submit their application by the prescribed closing date as outlined below. Details regarding the audition are distributed after the closing date and audition times a few days before live auditions.
For those unable to attend a live audition, please see the Recording Information Pack for requirements when submitting a digital audition.

Expression of Interest Process

When a position at the Sydney Symphony Orchestra is opened to EOIs, interested and qualified musicians are invited to submit an application, as outlined below.
Successful candidates are invited to undertake a 2-3 week trial engagement with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and perform a Recital Audition in the final week.

Submitting an application

Please send a detailed résumé to Rosie Marks-Smith, Orchestra Coordinator
     E-mail: auditionapplications@sydneysymphony.com
     Mail: GPO Box 4972, Sydney NSW 2001
Resumes must be no more than two pages, and include the applicant’s nationality, email address, postal address and phone number.

Excerpts

Audition excerpts are posted below approximately 8 weeks before live auditions, and emailed directly to successful EOI candidates.

Further Enquiries

Please contact Rosie Marks-Smith:
     02 8215 4691
     0418 656 276
     auditionapplications@sydneysymphony.com

 

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